Bonnie Riffe - 1913-2009
Bonnie Riffe, 96, of Ashland, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, in Woodland Oaks Health Care Center. She was born June 3, 1913, in Pike County, Ky., to the late Andrew J. and Martha Jane Adams Potter.
Riffe was a former cook for the Ashland school system, loved quilting and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandchild, Marian Riffe; a sister, Italy Grimmett; and three brothers, Curtis Potter, Luther Potter and Pat Potter.
Surviving are two sons, John W. Riffe and wife Karin of Lehigh Acres, Fla., and Charles E. Riffe and wife Rose of Ashland, with whom Bonnie resided for 45 years; four grandchildren, Eddie Riffe, Dwayne Riffe, Ben E. Riffe and Mark Riffe; three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Rose Riffe, Erik Riffe and Austin Riffe; and several caring nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Miller Funeral Home by the Rev. Jim Nichols. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.